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Hotel Le Royal Lyon - MGallery Collection

#17 of 190 Hotels in Lyon
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20 Place Bellecour, 69002, Lyon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a nice old hotel with nice helpful staff. But why we chose this hotel is the location. You can let the staff park your car in the garage (additional 27 Euro) and go for a walk in the heart of Lyon. Very good experience if you have only limited time to stay and see the town. Also many... More 

Thank Georg K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice location. Great breakfast. One of the best I had in France. Friendly and helpful staff. The are very good at recommending local restaurants. Standard rooms are quite small but junior suits are very comfortable. Next time in Lyon we will definitely stay there.

Thank steelmaine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous two night trip arranged by my husband to see Ireland v France the hotel is in the very centre. Beautifully decorated with very polite and attentive staff. Our room was top floor with balcony overlooking the fan zone which was amazing. Expecting a lot of noise we were very surprised the double door worked very well. First trip to... More 

Thank PMccmack
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled a long way from Vancouver, Canada to Lyon and needed a place to rest and get our bearings. Le Royal was the perfect hotel for our family (including 4 year old). The room was comfortable, with a great view. The food was fantastic, and the service was very attentive, while not intrusive. I highly recommend Le Royal and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was booked into this Hotel as a suggestion from my Travel Agent. Although rather opulent in style, it fell short of being a satisfying stay. The staff were very courteous and professional in approach. They offered all assistance as could be provided and were very accommodating for those with limited french. The rooms are very comfortable and a finely... More 

Thank Darren G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel knows how to do understated style and chic. Immaculate helpful staff ensured our oh too brief a stay was memorable . The attention to detail. Was amazing, the beds sumptuous and the little touches of service perfect. Thank you, we will be back

Thank Mark R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is very good. The staff on reception where quite rude at check in. Room was very tired and needs a lick of paint and maintenance but comfortable bed, the air con didnt work someone came to fix it but just turned the knobs and shrugged his shoulders when we reported it to reception they didnt say anything. also... More 

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BARBARA C, Director of Sales at Hotel Le Royal Lyon - MGallery Collection, responded to this review

Dear Chris, I feel sorry to read your comments on your disappointment. Please accept our most sincere apologies for not having fulfilled your expectations. Please be assured that the comfort and the satisfaction of our guests are our first concern. We hope that in spite of your bad experience, we will have the pleasure top welcome you among us in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights here in late May as the first stop in our two weeks in France. Location is excellent, right on the large Bellecour Square and easy walking distance to everything we wanted to see. Room was not ready until 4:00, which is difficult when you're fighting jet lag. We had a junior suite and while it is definitely... More 

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BARBARA C, Director of Sales at Hotel Le Royal Lyon - MGallery Collection, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you to have taken time to leave your opinion. I have the pleasure to confirm that we have a renovation of old bathrooms planned this year. We checked the air conditioning which works well in the rooms. We are sorry to read that you had some troubles with it. We hope to welcome you for your next... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is well located directly across the street from Bellecour Plaza where you will find a tourist information center. We were only there overnight waiting to board our river cruise. The staff was friendly and very helpful. The room was clean and well appointed but a bit small. Breakfast was included but unfortunately we overslept and missed it. If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

After our river trip down the Rhone we decided to spend several days in Lyon before heading home. Our choice of Hotel Le Royal Lyon couldn't have been better. I much prefer smaller "boutique" hotels vs. the larger "corporate" ones and this hotel did not disappoint. The location was perfect for us; right on Place Bellecour between the Rhone and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal is an iconic establishment offering 72 rooms and suites, nestled in the heart of the city between the Rhone and Saone rivers. An exclusive address for travellers who enjoy the French art de vivre, discrete elegance and naturally courteous service. Feel at home in our Cote Cuisine dining room or in our Cote Bellecour lounge, for a civilised meal or beverage overlooking the Place Bellecour. (The Hotel is a member of the MGallery collection). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Le Royal Lyon - MGallery Collection

Address: 20 Place Bellecour, 69002, Lyon, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon
Price Range: $150 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Le Royal Lyon - MGallery Collection 5*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
Sofitel Lyon
Accor Lyon
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in Lyon
#11 Luxury Hotel in Lyon
#17 Romantic Hotel in Lyon
#17 Business Hotel in Lyon
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